Stories tagged: Sports
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 10:21 p.m.
Indians Fanfest sees some stars, and a whole lot of home runs
Cannon-armed pitcher Hans Crouse took a moment to introduce himself to a few hundred Spokane Indians fans Wednesday, two days before his opening day start at Avista Stadium.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 6 a.m.
Paul Turner: Sharpen your snark for this summer’s home remodeling shows
With NBA and NHL championships settled, it’s time to sit back with the remote and snipe at the home and garden shows.
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
Sportsplex plans get OK from state regulators as legal wrangling plays out with property owner
A state committee signed off last week on plans that would build the $42 million structure by the end of 2020. The city still has to figure out an ongoing …
Fri., April 20, 2018, 1:16 p.m.
Uphill ski battle this weekend
Ski uphill Saturday in the first annual
Tue., April 17, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
Norman Chad: The stupid, strange nature of baseball’s unwritten rules
In 1951, Bobby Thomson hit the “Shot Heard ’Round The World” in the ninth inning as the New York Giants beat the Brooklyn Dodgers for the National League pennant.
Thu., April 5, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
Coaches and doctors sometimes differ on concussion protocol
As athletics continues to intensify in high school and youth sports, the importance of concussion protocol and training has heightened despite splintering opinions on both sides. Coaches, and the athletes …
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Consciousness of concussions is growing, but issue of sports-related brain injury may be far larger
Since the prevalence of traumatic brain injury among athletes has come to light, doctors and researchers studying the problem say it’s much broader than concussions or CTE.
UPDATED: Sun., March 18, 2018, 9:32 p.m.
Sports important to students of Idaho’s deaf and blind school
Idaho School for the Deaf and the Blind plays at the junior varsity level in four high school sports: volleyball, boys basketball, girls basketball and track.
Thu., March 15, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
UC Davis uses torrid first half to knock Idaho from Women’s National Invitation Tournament
UC Davis needed little time Thursday to put the Idaho Vandals in a deep hole.
Thu., March 15, 2018, 5 a.m.
Rob Curley: The joy of watching college hoops … especially when you’re at school or work
It’s not often that a bit of misbehaving is such a community-bonding moment.
UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 9:18 p.m.
Whitefish soccer company finds global success
Legend Soccer Co., based in Whitefish, manufactures and sells specialty shin guards for soccer players. They made their debut several years back but have recently seen their business increase sizably.
UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
Ralph Walter: ‘We’ll always try our best’ to tell your stories
Sadly, we can’t please everybody, no matter how hard we try. And I assure you, we’re trying.
Fri., March 9, 2018
Golf cart fee waiver for disabled visitors reinstated at Spokane municipal courses
The Spokane Park Board unanimously approved the return of a fee waiver for disabled golfers who choose to use their own personal carts at municipal courses, starting this summer. Tom …
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 9:14 a.m.
Things to do outside in Las Vegas instead of watching Gonzaga basketball
At some point, even the hardiest Gonzaga basketball fans may find themselves overwhelmed and underfunded amidst the glitzy cacophony of Las Vegas. Luckily, a different kind of playground is less …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
John Blanchette: Righting the Academy’s wrongs as sports films again overlooked at The Oscars
We know it’s behind us, because this year “Get Out” is in the hunt for Best Picture and because Denzel is once again hitting cleanup in the Best Actor lineup …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
IOC upholds ban of Russia through Winter Games; athletes won’t march in closing ceremony
The International Olympic Committee on Sunday upheld the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games because of doping, denying the 168 athletes competing here as “Olympic Athletes from Russia” …
Sun., Feb. 4, 2018
Remembering Jerry Williams, a Spokane son who helped lead Eagles to 1960 championship victory
The last time the Philadelphia Eagles won an NFL championship – 1960 – my father, Spokane native Jerry Williams, was there on the field, one of three assistant coaches on …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 11:01 p.m.
Under uncommonly fair weather, Tent City gears up for Gonzaga-BYU rivalry game
It was an atypical 45-degree January evening when an impromptu dance party took over a portion of Herak Lawn on Friday night.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
Former pro baseball player still in a league of her own
Growing up in rural Ohio in the 1940s and ’50s, former All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player Lois Youngen often heard that a woman’s place was in the home. She …
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018
Solo climbing on Mount Everest banned
The Nepali government banned solo climbing on the world’s tallest peak on Dec. 30, 2017.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 10:53 a.m.
100th annual Spokesman-Review trapshoot competition starting
SHOOTING – Shooters from across the northwest will start competing Sunday in the 100th Inland Northwest Trapshoot. The competition, which is sponsored by the Spokesman Review, is the oldest and …
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 12:22 p.m.
BLM seeks feedback on Blackwell Island proposal
The BLM Coeur d’Alene Field Office is hoping to make a visit to the popular Blackwell Island boat launch and recreation site a bit more convenient.
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 9 a.m.
Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness program adds to Winter Tracks staff staff
Nancy Schmidt joined the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness staff in late November as the winter program coordinator.
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Proposed cross country ski trails on Spokane golf course approved
A proposal to put two cross country ski trails on the Indian Canyon Golf Course will move forward.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
Washington wildlife biologists consider using drones after Spokane-area moose test
This week, for the first time, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife used a drone to survey moose populations in northeast Washington.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 4:03 p.m.
Out & about: Buck serves as reminder to not feed, attract wild animals
A small buck got its antlers tangled in some gardening netting. What started out at first as an annoyance, quickly became more serious.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 9 a.m.
Spokane group adds money to wolf poaching reward
After two wolves were illegally killed in northeast Washington in November and December a slew of nonprofit conservation groups offered rewards leading to conviction.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017
One benefit of a nearly snowless December
The upside of little or no snow in mid-December?
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
Nearly 1,100 northern pike heads collected, anglers earn $10,000
Anglers turned in 1,095 northern pike heads as part of the Colville Tribes’ Fish and Wildlife northern pike reward program this year. Collectively those anglers earned roughly $10,000, according to …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Weekly Coeur d’Alene bald eagle count cut short by weather, likely would have broken record again
The weekly Coeur d’Alene eagle count was cut short by inclement weather, said Carrie Hugo, U.S. Bureau of Land Management wildlife biologist.